New Port Richey, Fla. - June 9, 2011 - At the biennial Yum! China Supplier Conference held in Shanghai in April, Manitowoc Foodservice was the recipient of three distinguished awards that recognized superior customer service, effective communications, and product integrity.
CT Yeo, executive vice president for Manitowoc Foodservice APAC Region, received an EXPO award from Joaquin Pelaez, Chief Support Officer for Yum! China recognizing Manitowoc Foodservice for its contribution and support of Yum! China restaurants at the Shanghai Expo, 2010. Manitowoc was also cited for its dedicated technical support team that provided outstanding assistance during the recent equipment installs at the Yum! KFC, PH and East Dawning restaurants.
Joe Kaplan, vice president of strategic accounts for Manitowoc Foodservice, received the Camel Award from the Yum! China Engineering and Supply Chain teams. This award was given in appreciation of Kaplan's professionalism, knowledge, and dedication throughout the years as Manitowoc's equipment was placed into Yum! China restaurants. Lincoln, manufacturer of conveyor ovens, was awarded the Leap Forward and Break Through award for its ability to quickly and effectively resolve potential operational and maintenance issues.
The award was presented by Jane Gannaway, Vice President, and Welles Li, Associate Director of Engineering for Yum! China and accepting the award on behalf of Manitowoc Foodservice was - Irwin Oh, Sales Director.
"These awards signify Manitowoc's continuous efforts to provide foodservice equipment solutions to Yum! Brand restaurants in this expanding region. This region provides extraordinary potential for us and we look forward to building on this relationship," said Joe Kaplan.